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The political life of Diego Maradona

The icon who died on 25 November 2020 was more than just the greatest footballer of all time. From Argentina to Palestine he represented the experiences of the outsider, the oppressed

God just got his hand back

Diego Armando Maradona, the greatest footballer to wear the number 10 jersey, has left the field

Between dark and light was Maradona

The life of Diego Armando Maradona, who died this week, will always remind us that the smell of shit is as important as the perfume of flowers, writes Niren Tolsi

Football legend Maradona dies

The Argentinian icon died at his home on Wednesday, two weeks after having surgery on a blood clot in his brain

Rehumanising Diego Maradona

In two recent documentaries, we finally get up close to the complicated sadness of Argentina’s original football deity

Maradona offers to coach Argentina for free after World Cup debacle

​Diego Maradona wants to return to the position of Argentina coach, as Jorge Sampaoli faces pressure to resign following their World Cup travails

Half the game is lost off the pitch

The toxic debates that have dogged former titans demonstrate how national attitudes shape team performance

Maradona echoes approval for the arrests of Fifa’s ‘old bastards!’

From Diego Maradona’s delight to the denials of regional football bosses, Latin America has lapped up the unfolding Fifa corruption scandal.

Coach Maradona in spotlight as UAE season starts

A small corner of the UAE will grab the attention of the soccer world on Sunday night when Diego Maradona's Al Wasl launch their league campaign.

Maradona sues Chinese firms over online game

Argentine football icon Diego Maradona is suing two companies for using his name and image to promote an online game without his permission.

Maradona: I’m going after Grondona’s family

Maradona has told a newspaper he will take legal action against Argentine soccer boss Julio Grondona over perceived criticism of his drug problems.

Emotional Maradona lashes out at ‘treason’, ‘lies’

Diego Maradona has accused Argentina football chief Julio Grondona of lying in a bitter attack on the men he insists plotted his downfall.

‘Toughest day’ of Maradona’s life

He walked into the press conference with chin and nose in the air, but the dejection shrouding Diego Armando Maradona was palpable.

Maradona: Messi will play

Diego Maradona is making seven changes to his starting lineup for Argentina's match with Greece, but star Lionel Messi will play on Tuesday.

Will it be the samba or the tango?

<i>Mail & Guardian</i> hacks gaze into their crystal balls to place a few bets on the Soccer World Cup.

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